Le Mars Community Acknowledges Major Donors To New Football Stadium


Standing with Le Mars Community Board of Education president Todd Lancaster, (far left) are the major donors for the new stadium facilities.  They include Rob Bixenman, president of Perspective Insurance, Micah Lang of American Bank, Matt Ahlers, president of Primebank, and Mike Wells, C-E-O of Wells Enterprises.

(Le Mars) — The Le Mars Community School publicly announced and thanked the major donors to the new football stadium during a ceremony held Tuesday evening during the halftime of the girls basketball game. School board president Todd Lancaster made the announcement in front of the crowd. Three donors have stepped forward to make contributions of $100,000. Lancaster
says American Bank and Perspective Insurance, together, are pledging $100,000 as is Primebank.

Lancaster thanks representatives of Perspective Insurance and American Bank for their $100,000 pledge for a new scoreboard for the new football stadium.

Lancaster also acknowledged the commitment of a two million dollar donation that from Mike and Cheryl Wells, and Wells Enterprises. Lancaster calls the contribution “a huge jump start” for the completion of the new football stadium.

Lancaster thanks Matt Ahlers of Primebank for their $100,000 commitment for the press box facility for the new football stadium.

The Le Mars Community school board president says the new football stadium facility will be considered “state-of-the-art.”

Lancaster thanks Mike Wells of Wells Enterprises for donating $2 Million for the new football stadium.  The new stadium will be known as Wells Community Stadium.

Lancaster says with the two million dollar contribution, the football stadium will have a new name.

The project is estimated at over five million dollars, with more than half the money already raised or committed. Lancaster says people around Le Mars are excited about the opportunity of having a new stadium facility.

The new stadium facility is expected to be completed by August, just in time for the start of the 2019 school year and football season.